Amanda is currently a freelance trumpet player and teacher in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex as an Antigua Winds endorsed artist. She attained her degrees in Music Performance and Education from the University of North Texas where she studied with Allen Vizzutti, John Holt, and Jason Bergman. She teaches privately for middle and high schools in Frisco, Prosper, Gunter, Lewisville, and Keller ISD. She also works with high school marching bands in the fall season, while having toured with Drum Corps International as a part of the Blue Devils ('10-'14) and Crossmen ('08-'09). She has performed in Malaysia, Taiwan, Guatemala, across Europe, and most recently Japan in the cast of "Blast! - The Music of Disney" ('16-'17).